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Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Weekend Shootings

Feb 18, 2019
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With four people killed over the weekend in Jacksonville, gun violence is an issue on voters’ minds as three candidates look to unseat Mayor Lenny Curry in next month’s election.

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Jacksonville is opening a center that will provide services during the day to homeless people. 

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A major overhaul of the tax code that took effect last year promised relief, but now that returns are being filed, some people are baffled. They’re getting smaller refunds — or sometimes having to write a check to Uncle Sam — even though nothing in their situation seems to have changed. 

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Democratic North Florida Congressman Al Lawson is endorsing Jacksonville’s incumbent Republican Mayor Lenny Curry for reelection.

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The latest TV attack ad in the Jacksonville mayoral race has launched. This one is from the political action committee called A New Day that is supporting Anna Lopez Brosche’s campaign against incumbent Lenny Curry

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry.
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The mayors of Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach, along with the city councilmen who represent the beaches, have endorsed incumbent Mayor Lenny Curry for reelection.

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A political action committee linked to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is throwing jabs at his top mayoral competitor Anna Lopez Brosche with a negative TV ad that started airing in late December, before she filed to run against him.

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  It’s official. Jacksonville City Councilwoman and former City Council President Anna Lopez Brosche is running against incumbent Mayor Lenny Curry.

THE DAILY RECORD

Jacksonville City Councilwoman Anna Brosche has yet to launch a mayoral run, but incumbent Lenny Curry is already going on the offensive with negative TV political ads against her.  

City and school officials join the state champions Mandarin Mustangs for a photo op.
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Players and coaches from the Raines and Mandarin high school football teams were handed keys to the city on Wednesday after bringing state titles back to Duval County.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry giving Bishop Kenny High School 9th-grader Arisa Nakamichi advice after presenting her with a 2019 Tomorrow's Leaders Award.
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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has visited three Duval County schools since Friday to surprise the winners of the 2019 Tomorrow’s Leaders Award.

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The federally subsidized Eureka Gardens apartment complex in Jacksonville has a new owner, new name and new look.

At the grand reopening ceremony Thursday, Millennia Housing and city leaders celebrated a new start for a complex that had been plagued with disrepair and gas leaks.

Jamie Shelton (left), Chairman of this year's TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, greets Country music star Cole Swindell at TIAA Bank Field.
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Platinum-selling country artist Cole Swindell will perform a free postgame concert following the 2018 Gator Bowl, which is scheduled to kickoff at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 31.

Exterior of Jacksonville City Hall.
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Jacksonville City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve Mayor Lenny Curry’s $1.3 billion general fund budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Our First Coast Connect Friday Media Roundtable with guest host A.G Gancarski Our panelists were Florida Times-Union reporter David Bauerlein, WJCT contributor Fred Matthews, Folio Weekly Editor Claire Goforth and Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton (00:58).  

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